'Confidential' to focus on Australian stars

SYDNEY — Paybox Foxtel has inked a deal with Rupert Murdoch’s News Limited to turn its newspaper gossip column Confidential into a celeb news skein.

“Confidential” will be Oz’s first full time foray into celeb gossip and will keep its focus on Aussie celebs; Sophie Falkiner has been confirmed to front the series with a co-host yet to be named.

Foxtel has ordered 13 30-minute episodes from Landmark Television, producers of skeins “The Real Seachange” for the Seven Network and “Five Star Insider” for Discovery Channel.

“Confidential” will bow in June.

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